Walter Kerr Theatre | New York, New York
This Tony and Grammy Award-winning theatrical show that guides you to hell and back… HADESTOWN is prepared to make its way in New York, New York to fascinate audiences in an unprecedented way! Experience the captivating and endearing story of Orpheus in this amazing stage show. Following its celebrated Broadway debut in March 2019, the musical Hadestown brought to life an ancient Greek legend about ill-fated adolescent lovers and infused it with exciting melodies.
Brace yourself for a night of extraordinary tales, as Hadestown is ready to go live at the Walter Kerr Theatre on Sunday 5th November 2023. Celebrated as the ‘Best Musical’ at the Tony Awards, the performance is sure to enthrall you inside a narrative that is really distinctive. Witness the stellar cast portray the powerful meaning of this Tony-winning musical right in your very own community.
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An indicator of a performance's triumph is its haul of Tony Awards, and the remarkable production has several. From the 14 nominations it earned for the 2019 Tony Awards, Hadestown clinched eight victories, including the much-coveted title of Best Musical. Moreover, the production was honored with accolades for its captivating musical score by David Mitchell, the masterful direction of Rachel Chavkin, the standout performance by André De Shields, the creative scenic design, the noteworthy sound design, the masterful lighting design, and the creative orchestrations.
In Anais Mitchell's reinterpretation of a Greek tale, Eurydice is presented as a young woman skilled in navigating on her own in a world characterized by unpredictability, even in climate. Meanwhile, Orpheus is a ardent singer-songwriter filled with feelings. Upon their first meeting, Eurydice is lured into an underworld factory, where Hades transforms his workers into unthinking drones.
Orpheus embarks on a journey to retrieve her, and aided by his harmonious tunes and Persephone (Hades' wife), he achieves bringing her back to his dwelling.
The cast is compact, made up of merely 13 members, who stay on center stage for the bulk of the show. The chorus consists of five cast members, who contribute their vocals and dance in the background to boost the energy of the songs. Present in the cast the 3 Fates, engaging in song, dialogue, and interaction with the characters. The entire seven-piece band for "Hadestown" performs the entire production while all with the exception of the drummer are visible on stage. The main characters embody the deities Hades and Persephone, as well as Orpheus and his beloved Eurydice.
Entertainment Weekly showered praises on the Broadway rendition, stating, “When it comes to tales as ancient as time, the narratives of Greek mythology rank among the best, those epic stories of gods and mortals that have been recounted for millennia, inspiring numerous versions. However, there's something remarkably current and fresh about the manner in which those stories - those timeless melodies, those poignant ballads - are delivered in Hadestown. As it debuts on Broadway, this journey to the realm of the dead feels as if it were a novel creation.”
Be prepared to be a part of the praised Broadway show of Hadestown this fall! The extravaganza is planned for at the Walter Kerr Theatre on Sunday 5th November 2023. Seize the opportunity to secure your tickets right away before they are sold out – coming to see this show is an occasion you won't regret!